Saudi Arabia


  • Hossein Askari 2018-11-13 10:24

    By Javad Heirannia

    Bin Salman will step down: Hossein Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, believes that with no doubt Mohammad bin Salman, ordered Khashoggi kidnapping, murder and disposal of the body. “I don’t believe that MBS can survive,” Hossein Askari, who served as special advisor to Saudi finance minister, tells the Tehran Times.

  • Iran-Pakistan 2018-11-12 23:22

    Iran, Pakistan to kick off discussions on stalled gas pipeline project

    TEHRAN _ In a significant development that augur well for Iran-Pakistan relations, the PTI government in Islamabad led by Imran Khan has decided to kick off discussions on Iran-Pakistan (I-P) gas pipeline project that got shelved by the previous government in 2016.

  • Trump-MBS 2018-11-12 11:46

    By Ramin Hossein Abadian

    U.S. and the end of Yemen War, Washington’s attempt to save Riyadh’s ruling family 

    TEHRAN - Recently, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued his strongest statement yet on the war in Yemen, calling for a cessation of hostilities in Yemen under UN-led negotiations.

  • Mohammed bin Salman 2018-11-12 11:10

    NY Times: Saudis close to MBS tried to kill Iranian officials 

    In a report published on November 11, the New York Times revealed that senior Saudi intelligence officials close to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, known as MBS, tried to assassinate Iranian officials including the IRGC Quds Force commander last year.

  • Recep Tayyip Erdogan 2018-11-11 15:35

    Turkey’s president says recording of Khashoggi’s killing was given to U.S.

    WASHINGTON — Turkey said on Saturday that it had turned over an audio recording of the killing of a Saudi dissident to the United States and other Western countries, intensifying the pressure on President Trump to take stronger punitive measures against his allies in Saudi Arabia.

  • Mohammed bin Salman 2018-11-11 14:42

    Saudi Arabia Quietly Revises Prince's Transformation Plan

    Saudi Arabia has quietly revised its plan to overhaul its government and economy by 2020, lowering some targets as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s ambitions bump up against the reality of implementation.

  • Mohammed bin Salman and  Jamal Khoshaggi 2018-11-10 10:04

    By Ramin Hossein Abdian

    Saudi and insistence on terrorism policy; worry about repeating Khashoggi case

    TEHRAN - Over a month after Jamal Khoshaggi’s murder, there remains much confusion and many questions about the crime the Saudis committed in their consulate in Istanbul.

  • U.S. Action Group dreaming of re-enacting 1953 coup: Zarif 2018-11-09 13:47

    ‘Have you no shame’, Zarif tells Pompeo

    TEHRAN - Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday asked his U.S. counterpart Mike Pompeo that “have you no shame” for the Saudi starvation of the Yemeni people.

  • Trump - Bin salman 2018-11-05 10:56

    By Roohullah Ghasemian

    Khashoggi’s murder: the beginning of the Greater Middle East Project

    TEHRAN - It's not the first time that the Al-Saud regime brutally treats opponents, but it is the first that Western countries react to its hostility. The West generally hides and rejects anti-humanitarian measures because of their dependence on Saudi’s oil, or the sale of billions of weapons or generous suggestions made by the ruling regime.

  • sadria 2018-11-04 20:31

    By Negar Asadi

    Khashoggi’s murder questions anti-Iran approach of Trump: scholar

    TEHRAN - Modjtaba Sadria, a prominent scholar, says that murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi questions the Trump administration’s tough approach towards Iran.

  • erdogan 2018-11-03 16:01

    Turkey´s Erdogan says Khashoggi killing ordered by highest level of Saudi govt

    ANKARA:  The order to kill journalist Jamal Khashoggi came from the "highest levels" of the Saudi government, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said in an op-ed piece published by the Washington Post on Friday.

  • Saudi Arabia–United States 2018-11-03 09:29

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email:

    West and Saudi's Petro Dollars

    TEHRAN - Although Western countries have condemned the murder of Jamal Khashoggi by Mohammad bin Salman, they are simultaneously trying to cover the unimaginable crime of the Saudis. 

  • Hossein Askari 2018-11-02 13:17

    By: Javad Heirannia

    Justice for Jamal Khashoggi and his Loved Ones: Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, believes that Khashoggi abduction, torture and murder was undoubtedly done on the orders of MBS.”

  • Abdulaziz Ahmad al-Bakir 2018-11-02 13:04

    By Mohammad Fatemizadeh 

    ‘Smart’ missiles can change the region’s struggle for power 

    TEHRAN - Yemeni army forces, supported by allied fighters from Popular Committees, have achieved much in the past four years in their resistance against the Saudis crimes. On Sunday, Brigadier Yahya Saree, spokesman of Yemeni Armed Forces and Popular Committees addressed last week’s military operations and missile tests prior to unveiling Badr P-1 missile.

  • Mohammed bin Salman 2018-10-30 15:38

    By Ryan Costello & Sina Toossi

    Mohammed bin Salman is the next Saddam Hussein

    In the 1980s, the United States embraced a brutal Middle Eastern tyrant simply because he opposed Iran. Washington should not repeat the same mistake today.

  • سردار پاشا محمدی 2018-10-28 20:06

    ‘Saudi’s designating IRGC as terrorist, catering to demand of global arrogance’

    TEHRAN – A senior Basij official has slammed the designation of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) and its Quds Force commander, Major General Qassem Soleimani, as terrorist by the Saudi and Bahraini regimes.

  • Moscow visit aimed to resolve Yemen crisis: Jaberi Ansari 2018-10-27 04:32

    Moscow visit aimed to resolve Yemen crisis: Jaberi Ansari

    TEHRAN – Hossein Jaberi Ansari, a senior assistant to the Iranian foreign minister, has said the aim of his recent visit to Moscow was to find ways to put an end to the Saudi-led war on Yemen.

  • javani 2018-10-26 23:22

    IRGC is forerunner in fighting terrorism: Yadollah Javani

    TEHRAN - Islamic Revolution Guards Corps is the forerunner in fighting terrorists, IRGC Deputy Commander for Political Affairs Brigadier General Yadollah Javani has said.

  • saudi spy 2018-10-26 20:36

    Saudi spy met with Team Trump about taking down Iran

    General Ahmed al-Assiri, the Saudi intelligence chief taking the fall for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, hobnobbed in New York with Michael Flynn and other members of the transition team shortly before Trump’s inauguration. The topic of their discussion: regime change in Iran.

  •  Marvin Zonis 2018-10-26 13:02

    By Payman Yazdani

    Riyadh likely to double anti-Iran policies after Khashoggi death: Prof. Zonis

    TEHRAN - Marvin Zonis says President Trump is unlikely to maintain a strong response to the Saudi murder of Jamal Khashoggi and Saudi Arabia will likely double its anti_Iran policies to divert attention.

  • Rauf Mammadov 2018-10-26 12:55

    By Payman Yazdani

    Khashoggi scandal not to affect U.S.-Saudi cooperation against Iran: Mammadov

    TEHRAN - Energy scholar at the Middle East Institute says as Washington and Riyadh share the same strategic goals against Iran, Saudi Arabia will continue to remain loyal to her pledge to offset the lost volumes from Iran.   

  • Nader Entessar 2018-10-26 12:24

    By Payman Yazdani

    U.S. won’t put game-changing pressure on Riyadh: Prof. Entessar

    TEHRAN - Referring to weak reaction of Trump to brutal death of Khashoggi, Nader Entessar says U.S. President will not put game-changing pressure on Saudi regime because of its possible political and economic consequences.  

  • Zarif: Global response to Khashoggi’s murder ‘late yet strong’ 2018-10-25 14:53

    Zarif: Global response to Khashoggi’s murder ‘late yet strong’

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said the international community’s response to the killing of a prominent Saudi journalist and critic was “late yet strong”, Mehr reported on Wednesday.

  • ‘Saudi anger at IRGC intended to distract attention from Khashoggi’s murder’ 2018-10-24 21:03

    ‘Saudi anger at IRGC intended to distract attention from Khashoggi’s murder’

    TEHRAN – An IRGC official said on Wednesday that Saudi Arabia and Bahrain had added the IRGC to their terrorism lists to deflect the global attention from the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, the journalist whose disappearance after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul has provoked international outrage.

  • Osman Faruk Logoglu 2018-10-24 09:12

    By Payman Yazdani

    Khashoggi case won't affect Saudi destructive regional policy: Logoglu

    TEHRAN - A senior member of Turkey’s CHP says at the end of the day Trump will express his satisfaction with Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi case and there will be no changes to Saudi destabilizing regional policy led by Prince Bin Salman.

  • Ex-envoy predicts U.S. will remove MBS 2018-10-24 08:13

    Ex-envoy predicts U.S. will remove MBS

    TEHRAN – U.S. prefers a calm and stable Saudi Arabia and therefore it will remove Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman from power, a former Iranian ambassador to Riyadh has said.

  • Mohammed bin Salman 2018-10-23 15:43

    Khashoggi’s 'severed fingers taken to Saudi crown prince as macabre trophy'

    Murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi's severed fingers were taken back to Saudi Arabia and presented to the kingdom's ruling crown prince, it is claimed.

  • Hossein Askari 2018-10-23 11:03

    By Javad Heirannia

    Could good come out of the Khashoggi tragedy?

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, believes that “More and more people are witnessing the horror show inside Saudi Arabia and especially in Yemen.”

  • Saudi Arabia 2018-10-23 10:55

    By Martin Love

    So many questions, so few answers so far

    NORTH CAROLINA - It’s a bit of an imaginative stretch, if not a preposterous one, but there may be some reason to think that the murder of Jamal Khashoggi might set the stage for positive changes.

  • Jamal Khashooggi and Turkish President Erdogan 2018-10-23 10:36

    By Payman Yazdani

    Erdogan’s multiple goals in Khashoggi case

    TEHRAN - Disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul created a wave of reactions against Saudi young Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s suppressive policies. Despite early denials, worldwide reactions finally forced the Saudi rulers to acknowledge the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the critic of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman policies in the country’s consulate.